A least 25 Tory MPs are reportedly prepared to back Labour's call to pause the roll-out of universal credit.
Labour leader clashes with Theresa May over universal credit in first PMQs since party conferences.
UK government urged to scrap the controversial freeze to working-age benefits.
Researchers say the depth of poverty faced by struggling Londoners is worsening, despite high employment.
Unison report reveals that more than two in five mental health workers have been attacked in the last year.
Shelter calls on chancellor to act in next month’s budget while council leaders attack failure to fix ‘broken’ housing market.
Report by Crisis finds that many single homeless people are being denied access to social housing.
Work and pensions secretary hinted there would be no implementation delays during appearance at Tory conference fringe event.
A dozen Tory MPs have signed a letter calling for a slow-down in the roll-out of Universal Credit.
Survey reveals disabled people apply for 60% more jobs than non-disabled people in their job search.
Latest figures also show a rise in the number of homeless households placed in temporary accommodation.
Shelter Scotland says welfare changes 'directly threaten tenancies and risk pushing more people into homelessness'.
Report raised ‘very serious concerns’ with government over delay before first payment.
Charity warns accelerated Universal Credit roll-out will leave single parents and their families in severe financial debt.
Alan Barham, who was dismissed by Capita after undercover footage emerged, given caution order by disciplinary panel.
Majority of councils and housing associations say Tory welfare policies are undermining their efforts to reduce homelessness.
Survey shows that only 1 in 4 social workers feel England's adult social care system is 'fair and safe', due to devastating funding cuts.
Why aren't people entitled to benefits claiming them?
Government must immediately pause the roll-out of Universal Credit "to prevent a human and political catastrophe", says Frank Field MP.
Liberal Democrat work and pensions spokesman to call for next month’s rollout to be cancelled until overhaul takes place.
Housing chiefs’ warning on effect of flagship Tory welfare reform.
One in four Universal Credit claimants are waiting longer than six weeks to receive their first payment, while half have experienced rent arrears.